Contest open to children and teens

Help Redesign our Children and Teen Library Cards! 

Pick up an application at the information desk or click here.


  1. Person submitting design must be 17 years old or younger.
  2. The words Tyler Public Library must be part of the design, across the top or bottom of the card.
  3. Entries must be submitted on a separate sheet of card stock (65 lb.) or heavier paper.
  4. Artwork can include computer-generated or digital photographic submissions or paper submissions using colored pencil, pen, paint, markers, et cetera. Digital entries should be submitted with a resolution of 300 dpi or higher for printing purposes. 
  5. Art work must be 4” by 6.5” and fill the majority of the space; artwork will be reduced to fit on a 2” x 3.25” card. Please note that intricate detail along the edge of the design may be cut off in final library card production.
  6. Limit one entry per person; no group projects. 
  7. Please do not include your name in the artwork.  
  8. All artwork must be original, previously unpublished, and free of copyright restrictions. 
  9. One design will be selected for a Children’s card, and another for a Teen card. Artists must select the category.
  10. Entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form. Please attach entry forms to entries with a paper clip. 
  11. All entries must be submitted to the Library by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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